LAUGHING GAS CHANGING THE WAY WOMEN ENDURE LABOR PAIN

http://abc7.com/health/laughing-gas-changing-the-way-women-endure-labor-pain/1429757/ **Currently St. John's in Santa Monica and GraceFull Birthing Center in Silverlake are the only facilities in the LA area that offer nitrous oxide during labor, to my knowledge.  SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KABC) -- Many women have turned to laughing gas as a drug-free alternative to get through the pains of childbirth. New mom …

6 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Doula If You Want an Epidural

http://pregnancy.about.com/od/epidurals/fl/6-Reasons-Why-You-Should-Hire-a-Doula-If-You-Want-an-Epidural.htm "There is a popular misconception that a doula, someone who provides professional labor support, is only useful for women who are planning an unmedicated or natural childbirth. As a long time doula, I can tell you that nothing is further from the truth." (click link to read on pregnancy.about.com)